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. in less than an hour oakland police and city officials are scheduled to address the recent rash of deadly violence in that city. alex savidge is live right now at city hall with what city leaders are expected to say. alex what are they expected to say? >> reporter: well, they are supposed to come up with some solutions some ways to try to curb the shootings. it was a particularly violent weekend in oakland. this announcement will involve both the mayor and police chief. again it will happen within the hour. the announcement will take place right at the spot where three-year-old carlos nava was killed back in 2001. you may remember this shooting. the young boy hit by a stray bullet and right now there is a mural that has been painted in that area in his honor. no one from oakland police or the mayor's office has culled me back. we do understand the focus will be on the four homicides in oakland this past friday and the 11 people wounded by gunfire over the weekend. just last night five people were shot at a birthday party. the surge in violence has led larry reid to be called as a state of
oakland police talk about last week's officer- involved shooting -- at noon. >>> we're here to win a game. >> 49ers' young quarterback says he's focused on sunday's big game but that's not all he talked about as he and his teammates fielded go questions from the media -- fielded questions from the media. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. super bowl week is officially underway. media day just wrapped up a few hours ago. ken wayne is there and he's surrounded by the super bowl excitement taking over new orleans. good afternoon, ken. >> reporter: we're outside of the superdome. final preparations are being made. you can see the awnings being put together and as we pan a little more to the right. you can see the workers doing their jobs. those buses leave you no you, actually, two minutes ago, buses were coming out with a police escort and we presume those were raven players from their day with the media. inside the superdome hundreds of photographers and reporters gathered for media day to interview all of the players. beyond the serious sports journalists, you can find representatives from
to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits national guard in oakland. roberta does wx teas >>> rising violence, dwindling police department. calls to bring out the national guard in oakland. >>> for the second day in a row we are anticipating record cold here in the bay area. our coldest locations with our pinpoint forecast. >>> calls for stricter gun control legislation are getting louder. how tough is it really to get anything gun related in congress. >>> good evening. it is cold, and it is going to get colder overnight. temperatures dipped into the 20s earlier this morning we are expecting to see more of the same tonight. change is coming. roberta. >>> good evening everybody the only thing that would come into play that would hamper that from happening is the wind currently has been picking up, mixing up the atmosphere. right now clear skies, temperature 43, livermore jumped up to 44 due to a north wind. santa rosa, calm, 34 degrees. now tonight, overnight we are talking temperatures colder than last night when we had a record low in san jose of 26. tonight, 25 degrees. notice the
pleasanton police. >> oakland mayor is looking for federal aid while in washington this week to attend the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain wh
>>> we are life in oakland -- we are live in oakland where the police chief is pushing for outside help to fight crime but not everyone is fired up about it. >>> a deadly helicopter crash in england. what we have learned about the accident that briefly caused panic all across great britain. >>> we are live at san jose international airport where a new aircraft is grounded. we'll tell you what happened, where it happened, and why it's effecting flights here. >>> plus the big speech now just hours away. president obama is about to unvail his plan to reduce gun violence. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. first we go to steve. steve, i'm feeling a change is coming. >> a very slow change but it's coming. we still have 20s and 30s on the lows. i don't think anything will come close to what we had on sunday. but still when you get 28 santa rosa. 29 livermore. each day the temps are inching upward. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. we
. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going to continue as we go into the evening hours. there will be an opportunity -- i'll back it out a
downtown oakland and other spots but it's not cause anything major traffic problems. that traffic is looking good. also the morning commute is going to be off to a good start if you are driving in san francisco along northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. now let's go back to the the desk. >>> oakland's public safety committee approved a controversial crime fighting plan opinion the vote came last night. tara moriarty joins us live from oakland city hall. tara, good morning. >> good morning opinion it got pretty heated. people on potato sides of the issue really take -- people on both sides of the issue really taking a stand. they had to tell one of the sides to settle down repeatedly. angry protestors repeatedly heckled police chief howard jordan and other supporters of this controversial crime fighting plan. it would include hiring former los angeles police chief william as a consultant for $250,000. the demonstrators say he would bring a racist crime fighting policy to the table. >> he told his officers that they should patrol as such. >> i'm the guy that gets to decide which
tonight. live from san jose international, stephanie traung. >>> how to best prevent oakland from shootings and sheet violence. the safety committee voted to brought in extra help. but it won't say about the figure at that decision. jean elle is in oakland where that meeting has been going on for hours. and they kind of passed the buck. >> reporter: the safety committee listened to hours of emotional testimony. mostly from people concerned about bill bratton's tactics. after a rowdy meeting, the committee voted to support outside help but not bill bratton. they say his reputation is just too toxic. hundreds of people at an oakland public safety meeting booed police chief howard jordan. >> let the public speak. >> reporter: stopping the chief from explaining why he supports to spend $250,000 to hire police chief bill bratton for advice on how to stop violent crime in oakland. >> why don't you go and have howard jordan buy his book on amazon. >> reporter: local opponents say bratton won't offer improvement but will deliver the controversial stop and frisk policy they say leads to pr
the archer. and i am going to take him down. breaking news in oakland: t city just saw it's 4-th home of the d >>> breaking news in oakland. the city just saw its fourth homicide of the day. the most recent just a few blocks away from bishop o'dowd high school in east oakland. julia goodvich in oakland. >> reporter: the suspects are still at large. it has been a deadly and chaotic day. four homicides in six hours. the latest shooting reported at 18:15 tonight -- 8:15 tonight. police searching open car port, and the entire area for the suspects at large. neighbors reported they heard 20-30 gunshots. one man is confirmed dead. this following three other homicides today, those happening within a 2-hour timespan this afternoon. police are still looking for the suspects in all of today's deadly incidents. but they are especially concentrating their efforts along north avenue where this latest shooting occurred. it is an active crime scene. at this point it's still active, certainly a lot of gun fire today, and four homicides in the past six hours. but at this point, no correlation as to wh
know. >> it took hours of cursing, screaming and debate, but this morning oakland has finally made a decision on a very controversial proposal to reduce violent crime. it is now poised to hire one of the best known policing experts in america, bill bratton. nbc bay area's christie smith spoke with them this morning. she joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. the message coming out of the oakland police department this morning is that oakland has only one police chief, howard jordan, that bill bratton will offer advice on how to reduce crime here. doesn't have to be what worked in new york or l.a., but boy, there is a lot of doubt. the 2:00 a.m. vote brought a mix of relief and anger. the city council approved a contract hiring high profile police chief bill bratton to help oakland get a handle on violent crime, but opponents say his aggressive style just won't work here. >> i think that the zero tolerance also has this really destabilizing effect on communities. it relies a lot on kind of massive police sweeps and high numbers of arrests. >> repo
>>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor talking. >>> it's cold out there but not as cold as sunday morning. we'll explain why. >>> we're live in santa clara one of the city's in the bay area that is waiting for the flu to strike. we'll tell you how bad the situation is here. >>> plus how last week's oil tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another viole
killed. 11 others wounded in oakland over the past weekend be one official calling for drastic action. >>> man is being treated for burns after a fire breaks out insidehis berkeley apartment. >>> we're live in santa clara just one of cities in the bay area bracing for the flu. we'll tell you just how bad the situation is here. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning january 14th i'm pam cook >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. let's go to steve. you say it could be worse. >> yesterday was worse. >> you say it's warmer. >> it's still cold but sunday was colder. we have a little breeze here holding some temps up. 39 san francisco. was 45 about an hour ago. the wind tailed off. still upper 20s. a lot more 30s than we saw yesterday at this time. 40s to mid 50s on the high. >>> if you are driving on 80 westbound you can see traffic is moving along all right. it's getting a little more crowded. some of the lanes are already getting filled up. this morning in san francisco northbound 101 traffic still getting top the speed limit. let's go
oakland road we have another accident moved to the right-hand shoulder. it is a little bit slow beyond the seen as they move that from lane two to the right-hand shoulder. elsewhere we have a problem northbound 880 on the shoulder now cleared so that accident is looking good through fremont and getting busy on the east shore freeway moving to richmond and to the berkeley area and macarthur maze. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from london where a helicopter crash in the middle of the city killed two people and injured 13. the two dead, one the pilot, the other is someone on the ground, it happened during the morning rush hour at midnight our time. the helicopter hit a crane on top of a high-rise building. they are working to secure the crane. there is no immediate danger of collapse. no word on the exact cause. it could take months to sort out. there are low clouds and fog. authorities say it was shrouding the tower. the pilot was diverting a landing because of bad weather and that terrorism does not appear to be likely. >> now, japan has grounded the entire fleet of boein
. kristen and eric? >> we start 6:00 with developing news from the abc7 at 11. right knew, oakland police are still surrounding a neighborhood after someone opened fire and wounded an undercover officer. amy joins us live with the search underway. amy? >> this is still in sign of the two men they are looking for. look behind me, the swat team is still engaged in this case with a section of seminary blocked off. you can see the swat vehicle located in the middle of the street. no one is being allowed in or out without a police escort. the officers approve who gets in or out. we were overhead when police say an officer was shot at 6:30. he was working undercover vetting another shooting when he was confronted by three armed men. police say he was shot in the arm. they were able to arrest one suspect. the other two suspects got away. police are still looking on them but they need help. >> we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant. please contact the oakland police department nonemergency number reporting suspicious activists involving two individuals from the area. >> the chief
right now. a police chase that ended with the dramatic car crash in oakland just a few hours ago. six people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergean
. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:01. >>> the bill bratton debate in oakland ended about four hours ago. the so-called super cop is going to be a consultant for the oakland police department and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in our newsroom with details on the debate that took half the night. anne. >> reporter: good morning. there were so many people that wanted to speak about this, the meeting lasted about 9 hours. finally the city council approved the contract with bill bratton by a vote of 7-1 including a provision that says whatever policies come from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling. bill bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york now charged with advising the oakland pd on the short-term crime-fighting strategy and community safety plan. the council approved spending $250,000 to hire him. protestors say he is over agressing including "stop & frisk" measures in which people can be stopped and searched i an officer deems them suspicious. >> i'm mortified if this council says it rejects "stop &
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afternoon, i'm jeff rash theory, live in oakland where some of the best bay area bargains up for grabs, all to help a great cause. tell you how to get your hands on some of these awesome deals and exactly where we are in just a few minutes. speaking of deals, dealing with sunshine and the 7-day forecast. that full weather report in just minutes i. >>> crews are digging up part of a street in green bray to try to fix a water main that ruptured under the roadway this morning. it happened near sir francis drake boulevard. chp officers tell us at one point, water was shooting six feet into the air. at the rate of 1500 gallons minute for 90 minutes. the break was capped but about a dozen homes are still without water tonight. crews are now making sure the roadway is still structurally sound. >>> investigators in the central valley have started excavating a new well linked to the speed freak killers. the as well in linden, the same area where another well was excavated which revealed the remains of some of the victims of lauren herzog and we shall wesley sherman tine. several of the victims' fami
department that calls to bring out the national guard in oakland. >>> when the thaw out begins. >>> and good evening. it is cold and it is going to get colder overnight. the temperatures dipped stkpo the 20s early this morning. we are expecting to see more of the same tonight. but, change is coming. >> the deep freeze continues to deepen. livermore is down to 38 degrees. it was at 44 minutes ago but the wind, so far, now calmed. a lowing that temperature to -- allowing that temperature to plummet. meanwhile, tonight, overnight, we are expecting to dip down to 25 degrees. yesterday or overnight we had a record of 26 degrees there. 20s in livermore throughout the try valley. 22 in -- tri-valley. 22 again that is why we have a warning in place. frost advisory is in place. this is a prolonged cold snap. so, we will tell you when the warmer more mild air mas will move back into the area. and ann that is coming up later in the newscast. >> looking forward to that, thanks. >>> backyard plants and the ones end up on your dinner plate are about to
francisco, 11/100ths. oakland, conk yorkd a tenth of an inch or less. don't fit the umbrellas yet. i'll let you know when the next system will arrive. >> oakland city officials trying to do everything they can to stop the skyrocketing crime rate. last night, several key components of a crime fighting plan were approved including hiring of a controversial consult yanlt. hundreds turned out to both support and condemn william bratton, former new york city police commissioner and lapd chief who has come under fire for aggressive policing tactic autos neither the devil which is to say nor savor, part of a team. >> this particular splan not about bill bratton but policy partnerships. bill bratton is a member of the team. >> the council approved other crime fighting measures including an additional police academy. the hiring of two sfgs technicians and the interim use of 11 sheriff deputies to help suppression efforts. >> council members got an earful about why they shouldn't hire him but tonight he says he's ready to take on the challenge of facing oakland's soaring crime rate. vick? >> i shock
>>> we are live in oakland where a controversial crime fighting plan drew a heated response at a city hall meeting last night. we'll tell you why the police chief got booed. >>> san jose police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a little girl right in front of her home. we'll tell you just how brazen this attempted kidnapping was. >>> i'm not telling you anything you don't already know. it's cold out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland d
to the fire in oakland we showed you at the top of the show. you can see the flames burning through the top of the building. we understand it's a three-story building right off of 880 in a residential mixed use neighborhood. you can see the fire is burning right through the roof of that building. there are lots of firefighters on scene. traffic is moving around the home, and it's butting up against 880. so far we haven't heard any word of any traffic problems. a great amount of smoke billowing into the air. a tough situation for firefighters. it is very dark and, as you can see, it appears to be raining in that area right now. but still a lot of thick smoke and flames coming up. at this point we're hearing the building is awan dobandoned but there's no condition firmati confirmation it has been checked o out. >>> well, the hype in coupertin didn't live up to the hype. investors lost a good chunk of money. let's check in with scott budman and the apple stores. underperforming. we haven't said that about apple in a long time. >> reporter: when you're the most valuable company in the world as
entered and when. >> reporter: a man was arrested saturday, and another man on december 27 in oakland and the day before that another man was arrested while already in custody for a burglary charge. another man was the first suspect arrested december 18. police still can't discuss any possible relationships between the suspects or with the victim and details about the killing. >> we don't believe we have all the suspects. >> reporter: investigators believe the home invasion was not a random act. even with suspects outstanding there is no risk to the community. >> the police did an outstanding job on this. it was an isolated incident. that is the most important thing. >> reporter: police couldn't discuss the backgrounds of the people in custody and anyone with information about the suspects contact investigators. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials released the identity of a man's body found floating in the water saturday. the body of richard rice was spotted after 9:00 a.m. saturday morning. police are not sure how he died. anyone with information is asked to contact the
information about the suspect who stole an historic box from the oakland museum. and what barry bonds, was he voted in the hall of fame? at noon. >>> the baseball hall of fame ballots are in with the results that has not been seen in 17 years. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. decision came down one hour ago and barry bonds will not be inducted this year into the baseball hall of fame. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live now with a look at how many vote esgot and what happened to the other -- votes he got and what happened to the other players. >> reporter: barry bonds only garnered 42% of the votes. bonds isn't alone no one made it this year and that has not happened since 1996. now, many say this is a clear rebutte to the steroid. bonds, clemens and roger clemens all denied big yowas close topping the ballot with 68% of the votes. he fell 39 votes short. now, bonds hit a major league record, 762 home runs. he run an unprecedented mvp. clemens won seven cy young awards. boat finished their careers amid steroid allegations. steroids were not banned at the time. but criticism led to major leag
. >>> oakland can add a super cop to the payroll in an effort to fight violent crime or they might like to. bill bratton led police departments in both new york and los angeles. and he is ready to help oakland for a substantial fee of course. but as anne makovec reports, not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for him, right? >> reporter: that is true. last night a committee did approve the contract but they didn't confirm that bratton is going to be the man. the council has been ordered to look at alternatives because bratton has been raising some eyebrows with comments basically in support of "stop & frisk." that is a policy that some other police departments across the country are using. bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york. and he is a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there is reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in any sort of criminal activity and with murder rates at alarming levels, we have talked four murders in oakland just last friday, the council has been considering a $250,000 contract t
no arrests have been made. >>> oakland police are investigating a a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th and mccarver boulevard yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots they said a local cable technician ran to her for cover after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here he said can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. >> and the kids? >> my kids were already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away. investigators believe that is where the victims crashed their car catch being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning, sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night. that was near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and it happened around 7:30 last night. now investigators are not sure why, but say the
. >> in a few hours, oakland police are expected to brief reporters of the latest information in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of an under covered officer last night that happened near international boulevard at seminary. amy is live in oakland. last time we talked the s.w.a.t. officers were on the scene. >> still here. look behind me. they, worked throughout the night on seminary at 17th. this section of the street is still blocked off. they are looking for two other men. they are looking for evidence. they are still at it this morning. this shooting happened last night at 6:30. police say the officer was, working undercover. they have not released his name. he was on seminary near 17th. he was investigating another shooting when the chief says he was shot. >> during the course of the follow-up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals. during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm. the officer suffered a non-life threatening injury. he is expected to have a full recovery. >> police say they arrested one person and are looking for two oth
police department in oakland. >> that's true. >> very big day around here. >> mavericks going on. and the game coming up. >> two games coming up. and also the ravens and the patriots here on cbs 5. remember that. >>> meanwhile, big time in washington, d.c. as president barack obama officially begins his second term. and he is going to be sworn in just before 9:00 a.m. pacific time today. the public swearing in is tomorrow. >> according to a new york times poll, he heads into the second term with an approval rating of 51%. 10 months ago, it was 41%, the lowest of his presidency. the highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. and about 90 minute, he will take the oath of office for his second term. it's going to happen in front of a small gathering at the white house blue room. and tomorrow, the swearing in will be reenacted outdoors. we are in washington, d.c. with more on what's ahead. >> reporter: with the national day of service behind us, preparations are underway for here in washington, d.c. for the official swearing in. president barack
a jumpsuit and sweatshirt. >>> they call him the super cop and some say he is what oakland needs to fight violent crime. as anne makovec reports not everyone is rolling out the red carpet. >> reporter: he is coming with controversy. last night a committee approved the contract but did not confirm that bratton himself will be the man. the council is looking for alternatives. >> for any city to say they don't do "stop & frisk," i'm sorry they doesn't know what the hell they're talking about. >> that's bill bratton former l.a. and new york police chief a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there's reasonable suspicion the person is involved in criminal activity. with murder rates at alarming levels in oakland including four last friday alone the council is considering a $250,000 contracted to hire bratton to help out. those were protestors at the city council meeting last night saying "stop & frisk" unfairly targets minorities by allowing officers to harass whoever they want just because they suspect the person is up to no good. stats from
>>> outside help is coming for the oakland police department. the controversial hiring approved during a lengthy city council meeting overnight. >>> a strange story you will only see on 2. why a bay area artist is feeling the heat from a red-hot project. >>> it's happening right now on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton is testifying about the nightmare last september. >>> it's a big day for apple as its ceo is set to announce its earnings reports for the quarter. we'll tell you why the reports are crucial. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it is wednesday, january 23rd. tori and dave have today off. >>> well, overnight, the oakland council approved a controversial contract to hire outside experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vot
again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some
for santa rosa. 37 in vallejo. 37 in napa. mid '40's and oakland. 45 in san mateo. >> taking a look at the wind speeds we have strong winds of 18 mi. per hour along the coastal waters. national weather service did talk about the slight chance less than a 10 percent chance to see light rain over the coastal waters. i do not think it will be a possibility. any rain we see their original plan will be very light. >> into the afternoon expect mostly sunny skies and dry conditions in clear conditions. >> we will be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. fairfield at 57. 59 and hayward. lows 60s and oakland. 58 for downtown san francisco. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure in control. we are clear and dry. we will remain dry as we head into the next several days. >> off looking at the extended forecast clear conditions and son sunshine. by thursday mid to upper 60s. >> those around the heart of the vacancy low seventies for house south bay spots. inland lows will not be too bad--those are around the heart of the south bay. >> a very nice looking forecast coming up. those of you headi
in washington, d.c. for the inauguration and this weekend people are also talking about gun control. >> oakland and california has strong gun control laws. i see teenagers with ak-47s on the streets. >> and what the city of oakland need to do to keep our own streets safe, next. >> i answer phones and get lunch for my boss. >> one way to pay your way through college, but there is another trend growing for cash strapped students, a website that connects them to a sugar daddy. >> a little deep freeze to start your sunday morning but we will recover with highs in the 60s and plenty of sun around. there are the numbers. we will see you after the break. ,,,, ,,,,,, get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. and through monday, get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ making espresso drinks..fixg computers... we're talking about part-time gigs tha pay your tuition. th . >>> the old definition of working your way through college, making expresser
. the oakland city council has voted to hire the foam top -- fr top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 a.m. before deciding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategies including controversial stop and frisk which gives officers, and say, too much discretion and leads to racial from files. supporters say bratton brought crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. we will have a live report with more on this coming up in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure, bringing in alameda county sheriff deputies to patrol the streets. when deputies and one supervisor will help with the duties two days a week. the oakland police union opposed the plan but city leaders say something has to be done do put more cops on the street to deal with rising crime. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, right now, has sat down and wearing green and is about to testify about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, in september. in is a live picture from washington, dc. she will
-to-200 pounds. >> this just in -- police say, one man was shot in east oakland tonight. the shooting happened on crest avenue, shortly before 8- this evening. police say the victim ran from the scen as the suspects fled in car. they say the victim is in stable, but critical condition tonight. meanwhile, this news adds on to violence that erupted in oakland this past weekend. 15 people shot over the weekend. including five at a birthday party sunday night. sunday's shooting came. after four people were shot and killed friday. today, oakland city officials promising action. more on that part of the story coming up. first, kron4's grant lodes shows us where the shootings took place. >> there were four on friday. you can see that three of the four were in the middle of the afternoon. on saturday, there were two more shootings. three people were shot on this one location on harmony /seminary. and also to yesterday. near seminary and 3 people were hit.. violent couple of days grant, kron 4. >> pam: oakland police chief howard jordan says, rival groups are connected to a number of city. >>
deputies and a supervisor to patrol oakland streets two days a week. also, a new police academy class is now scheduled for later this year to train more officers. now, these votes come as oakland has experienced a rapid rise in crime. there is some hope that these new measures may make a dent in the statistics. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a one-alarm fire erupted at an apartment building on oakland street near octavia boulevard in san francisco. the fire was record around 2:45 this morning. trees near the three-story apartment building caught fire. the frames spread on the outside wall of the structure. it was out in an hour. no injuries. >>> police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in downtown palo alto last night. it happened at the 300 block of ramona street shortly before 9:00. at this time, police are not releasing details about the suspect, victim, what was stolen or the type of weapon that was used and they are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them immediately. >>> in other hea
murder and arson for sunday's attack in the bayview. oliver was arrested yesterday at an oakland hotel. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamar still in the hospital with life-threatening burns. >>> dna technology has prompted an arrest in a 28-year-old mountain view murder case. it was january of 1985 when the body of 21-year-old saba girm april. was found in a dumpster behind a safeway on north shore line boulevard. friday police arrested a man on suspicion of murder. his dna was matched to skin under the victim's fingernails. >>> the search for victims of a so-called "speed freak" killers is taking a new turn. the feds are going to dig another possible burial site in san joaquin county for victims of westly shermantine and lauren herr son. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well near where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well is approximately 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate 5 feet each day. so we are going to do a very methodical and careful search. >> the feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county she
in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the couple was arguing and oliver got gasoline and he pored it on on starr lamare and lit her on fire. she has burns to her face and she will probably be in the hospital for four to five months. one of her sisters told me that she was hoping he would be caught alive. she said she thought debt was too easy and she wants him to sit in jail and think about her sister. he now is in jail and bliss will charge him with arson and attempted murder. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thankthank you, this morninge bar pilot who was guiding an oil tanker that scraped the bay bridge yesterday is due to face investigators' questions. the tanke
. will tran is live in oakland with this and he says it is far too easy to get their hands on as ammunition. >> that's right she says it is too easy and it is more difficult to get cold medicine. they will ask for your identification and take down your information. she says for gun sales, that is just not there and it is not right. we are in for the oakland police apartment because obviously they have been fighting crime for a long time. they have done buybacks and deals going on. this definitely pertains to oakland and that is why oakland's mayor will be at the news conference. here are some blood points from assembly that she is wanting to introduce. she wants to make sure that all buyers present their identification to the sellers at the time of purchase. when the birds as ammunition, all ammunition sales must be reported to the department of justice. she points that out because in our recall route of the suspect stockpiled as many as 6000 rounds of ammunition without anyone even being tipped off about it. there were no red flags and she wants to make sure that that does not happen in th
's go back to the desk. >> a newly approved policing plan in oakland. shortly after 2:00 this morning, city council took a vote to help reduce crime. alex savage has more on why there is so much opposition to this plan, alex? >> reporter: they approved the consulting deal with bill bratton and many are upset about the chief's hiring and they believe his policies may lead to racial profiling and the vote that happened this morning did not sit well with many. >> 7 yeses and 1 no. >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: we had the only camera in council chambers once the vote came down and there were about 275 people who spoke and it was an overflow crowd. they eventually approved a contract for bratton on a 7-1 vote. he will develop a crime fighting plan in oakland but critics are concerned about his past work as some say it could lead to racial profiling. >> what he did he elsewhere which may have worked does not mean it will work here. >> reporter: but the man who once headed up the police departments have had success in improving community relations in those cities. they told council that b
, this is abc7 news. >> oakland city leaders will make a major announcement. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. they will take steps to get help fighting crime in the wake of a rash of violence since friday when nine shoot spring -- shootings have been killed. four have died. and now, amy? >> kristen, this is where a three-year-old was shot to death in 2011. the community was outraged. a mural is dedicated to him. today, the community is outraged again. the police chief and the mayor will leave downtown and come to international boulevard and hold a press conference in front of the mural and address the violence this weekend. >> there are high hopes throughout the community that significant change will be announced at the press conference. the police chief and mayor will address the violent weekend. four were shot to death on friday. 11 were shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more th
the suspects accused of shooting an undercover officer in oakland. >>> new allegations about a big starrily-syncing at the presidential inauguration -- big star lip-syncing at the inauguration -- at noon. >>> a texas college is on lockdown at this hour. what we're learning about the search for several armed suspects after reports of several people being injured. good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen naylor. tori campbell is off today. >>> we begin with the breaking news out of texas. s.w.a.t. team near houston are searching for multiple shooters at the lone star campus. the north harris lecation has been put on lockdown. there are reports of two people suffering gunshot wounds and others being treated for unknown injuries. a representative says the shooting appears to be between two people. police say one suspect is in custody. apparently, the other was seen running from the school by witnesses. there's 10,000 students sheltering in place. we'll continue to monitor this and bring you any developments. >>> we have details on an undercover officer shooting. sal castanedo has m
next at 5. happening right now. a meeting in oakland on what to do to curb crime. this after an undercover officer is shot. we'll have the very latest. plus. car crashes and a commute nightmare. a city wracked by violence debates the balance between police protection and a police state. swat teams and armored cars used in a sweep of the neighborhood where an undercover police officerfive people in custody, so far. still an additional two or three suspects we are still looking for. right now: protestors gathering at city hall, as crime=fighting measures tonight. bratton. >> we have three people that are involved in this terrible beating. >> the search continued for more possible suspects. heavy-duty reinforcement by the lme the swat team to help with the search. investigators say that multiple weapons were confiscated. >> including five of fire arms recovered at the scene of. one of these which used to shoot at the officers. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan a sign that they are confident they know exactly who they are. >> we know who they are we of identify them but we
crossed the bay. in the haywood oakland area light rain. futurecast 4 shows not all of us was the rain. by 10:00 a.m. this morning predominantly in the north bank. light rain for the east shore freeway towards the interior valleys as well. >> 2:00 p.m., it will fill in for the delta, livermore valley. we will still be dry in the peninsula. 8:00 p.m. tonight, it spreads south. light rain for the san jose, mountain view area. >> we are still dry for redwood city and san bruno. >> it depends on where you are located. it is a cold start to the morning. not as chilly as the past several days. >> '40's in santa rosa. 53 in downtown san francisco. upper '40's for hayward and san mateo. 44 in pleasanton. not much change in the temperatures that will however, the cooler that yesterday. >> oakland, richmond climbing to the low 60s. 59 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow should be dry especially in the afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds began. temperatures on the cooler side. and a gradual cooling trend as we start the next work weeks. >> a couple of minor acci
're going to win the super bowl. >> even workers from the oakland airport posed for a photo and a cheer as the charter jet taxied off the airport fire department gave the team a water salute to send them off. now, the 49ers are expected to land in new orleans a little after 8:00 our time and also expected to hold a news conference after their arrival. more on that at 11:00. live in santa clara, abc7 news. >> ama: this is from the nfl network. this is new orleans international airport. the team has arrived, and everyone is getting off the plane now. so the team has arrived in new orleans. getting geared up for the super bowl a lot going on this week. of course we always have you covered. i wish i could tell you i was coming off the plane, but maybe shu can tell you who they were. the 49ers are the and ready to take care of business, and a team from abc7 is getting ready to get to new orleans. shu is a former 49ers and will be wearing his super bowl ring. they'll bring you the best coverage and we'll be beating behind the scene updates. >>> in other news, man is in jail, charged with atte
sideshow in the middle of 880. it happened in oakland over the weekend. brian flores joins us live now from oakland to let us know what you've just learned. >> reporter: good afternoon. this particular sideshow happened on 880 at 4:00 p.m. on saturday near the coliseum. while some of the drivers may have been having fun, the chp and other drivers there just are not laughing. >> there's also incidents where there's hospital in the i have sinty that people are trying to reach family members or care for themselves. so absolutely in no way is this safe driving. >> reporter: the drivers in these cars doing doughnuts near the coliseum are in big trouble with the law. >> i've never seen anything like this. it's just -- it's unreasonable. it looks like something you would see on a video game. these are real life incidents. >> reporter: on saturday afternoon, the unknown driver stopped northbound traffic for this sideshow. while sideshows are nothing new to the area, this was one of the first time this happened on the freeway, according to investigators. >> you saw people outside their cars. it was
:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure to bring in outside help to oakland. all on the council approved to bring in the alameda county sheriff deputy to patrol the streets, helping the oakland police with duties do -- two days a week. oakland police opposed this but leaders say something has to be done about crime. >> members from the 129th rescue wing in mountain view are headed to afghanistan for four months. final deployment preparatio
the nimitz 880 at oakland no delay between hayward and downtown. that's a check of "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> oakland city leaders are calling for a state of emergency in the city after a deadly weekend. and today, oakland city leaders and police are expected to announce a plan of action on how to deal with the gun violence. five people were shot at on seminary drive last night, multiple people injured, no one killed. there were a total of three nonfatal shootings yesterday. on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. no arrests have been made. some city leaders say it's time to bring in the national guard to patrol the streets and many residents support that idea. >> even if they make us uncomfortable, anything -- but we are open to exploring ideas. >> i'm okay with that. let's do it! two thumbs up on that. let's do it! >> six people have already been killed in oakland so far in the new year. >>> two oakland men accused of a double homicide last fall are expected to enter pleas this afternoon. 15-year-
say the shooter had confronted earlier that night at club caliente. >>> oakland police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year. the police department shot spotter picked up several gunshots just before 1:00 this amp at hamilton street. investigators say that someone fired a gun into a car that was carrying three people, killing one of them, apparently a teenager. the other two people in that car were unharmed. police are still looking for that gunman. >>> the man accused of killing seven people at oakland's oikos university will be going to a hospital instead of a courtroom. alameda county superior court panetta ruled goh is incompetent to stand trial. she based her decision on reports from two psychiatrists. goh faces seven counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder during a massacre at oikos university where he had once been a nursing student. >> this is not about him trying to avoid responsibility or him trying to get out of -- of this. i mean, he has confessed to these crimes. >> goh will most likely be sent to napa state hospital. if his
with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooting that wounded five people at walnut and seminary avenue after ten other people were shot since friday across the city in what is believed gang-related shootings. before the drive-by shootings leaders held a conference call to discuss their response to the weekend violence of the oakland's vice mayor called for state of emergency in the city to clear the way to get help from the state, something new city council member agrees with. >> the directive is given to the administrator to work with the legal council to approach jerry brown. >> spokesperson for the mayor says that the public deserve as strong and fast reaction to all of the violence. >> today is the one month anniversary of the school massacre in newtown, connecticut, remembering the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the sandy hook elementary school. students attend cho
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